Scroll Painting: "Beauties in Spring"

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Beauties in Spring"
(given name)
Date Early Showa period, ca1920/30's.
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by the estate of a USA military serviceman in Japan late 1940's.
Image Size Painting size: 16 x 44 3/4.
Technique Painting itself is colored pigments on light creamish silk paper; nicely over-splashed with "gofun" as falling snow.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 21 3/4 x 73 1/2 overall.
Mounting Details Light creamish silk (artwork) mounted on olive-green flower-patterned silk; tastefully mounted without "ichimonji" or "futai"; BONE end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Excellent (No flaws noted.)
Very clean and wrinkle-free. Hangs very nicely.
Comments A wonderfully hand-painted "bijin-ga" image--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork. (Learn more) Stored inside original Japanese hand-made wooden box.
Item # WW-03
Price Bi-Weekly Special $375 (Sold/RA, Netherlands)
(Reg $475)